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Tucson, Arizona vs Rapid City (airport), Sd Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Rapid City (airport), Sd, Usa is approximately 1,479 km or 919 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Rapid City (airport), Sd bearing 209.7° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 204.9° or SSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rapid City (airport), Sd has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rapid City (airport), Sd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 12.1 °C (21.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.1 °C (14.6°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117.7 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 117.7 l/m² (2.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,177,000 l/ha (125,829 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.9° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Rapid City (airport), Sd.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona relative to Rapid City (airport), Sd. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City (airport), Sd vs Tucson, Arizona.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +16 (+29) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +15 (+28) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +15 (+28) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) +5 (+0) -8 (0) -40 (-2) -64 (-3) -73 (-3) +8 (+0) +13 (+1) +11 (+0) -1 (0) +3 (+0) +15 (+1) -118 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 02' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 54' -1h 10' -1h 03' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 55' +1h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +11.8 +11.8 +11.9 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.9   +11.9

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